Officials Arrest 104 in Drug Operation

All those apprehended are allegedly members of the Mexican mafia

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    More than 100 people have been arrested and captured Wednesday morning as part of a countywide operation, according to officials. (Published Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012)

    More than 100 people have been arrested and captured Wednesday morning as part of a countywide operation, according to officials.

    Home and vehicles were raided during the operation on Monday that took place in Escondido, Chula Vista and downtown.

    Officials Arrest 104 in Drug Operation

    [DGO] Officials Arrest 104 in Drug Operation
    More than 100 people have been arrested and captured Wednesday morning as part of a countywide operation, according to officials. (Published Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012)

    Methamphetamine, heroine, guns and body armor were among things found within the suspects homes. At least $150,000 in cash was also obtained.

    All of the 104 apprehended are allegedly members of the Mexican mafia.

    100 Arrested in Countywide Operation

    [DGO] 100 Arrested in Countywide Operation
    U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy and San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis discussed a massive string of arrests made throughout the county on Wednesday. (Published Wednesday, Jan 25, 2012)

    “This is a major blow to more than 20 street gangs,” said U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy.

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